Saturday, May 1, 2004

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11:30 PM Another very good, very long day. I feel like I’ve been talking nonstop since I got up. After I finished preaching at 10:30 AM this morning, I didn’t get back to my room until 12:15 PM because one man after another wanted to talk and pray with me. Everywhere I went, men stopped and talked and told me their stories….

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Friday, April 23, 2004

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11:13 AM A few weeks ago we shipped 1200 copies of “An Anchor for the Soul” to Heartbound Ministries in Atlanta, GA. On Good Friday they distributed the books (along with a care package) to each inmate at the Georgia State Prison. A few days ago we received a letter from a prisoner named “Robert” at that prison. Thi…

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Saturday, April 17, 2004

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10:45 AM I got up early and took a two-hour through Whittier (where Rick and Joanne Hale live). I made it all the way to Whittier Boulevard, then turned back and headed for home. When I got to Colima Blvd., it started sprinkling. By the time I got to Broadway the rain was falling steadily. I was soaking wet when I got back …

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Thursday, April 15, 2004

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10:58 PM Mark called with some good news about the Dryer 2 Bachelor Auction at Moody tonight. For the last few years the guys on the second floor of Dryer dormitory at Moody have sponsored a Bachelor Auction to raise money for the “Youth With a Vision” orphanage in Juarez, Mexico. Each year the guys offer themselves to …

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Tuesday, April 13, 2004

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7:20 PM A few new items have been added to the Miscellaneous category on the Sermons page. There are some WMBI commentaries, “The Power of a Book,” “Little Steps to a Big Fall,” “Time for a Checkup,” Marriage Conference notes, and “What Children Can Teach Us at Thanksgiving.” 1:13 PM Do you know someone who …

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Friday, April 2, 2004

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10:51 PM Four days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Calvary sent a team (Wayne Kuna, Josh Pritchard, Nick Pritchard, Nick Borton) to deliver 5000 copies of “An Anchor for the Soul” to Calvary Chapel of Old Bridge, New Jersey. They distributed thousands of copies near Ground Zero. About five weeks later, we sent a secon…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

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10:01 PM Nice treat tonight after Bible study. I had finished teaching the final lesson of the “Ten Keys” series when Scott Mahlstedt gave me a flat slab covered with newspaper. The flat slab turned out to be frozen Brunswick stew. Regular readers of this weblog will recall a recent discussion about where to find the be…

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Wednesday, Marc h 24, 2004

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10:33 PM We just posted a new sermon series on The Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5). Special thanks to Kathy Duggins for putting these sermons on the website. Included in this series are sermons on “Happy are the Sad,” “God’s Peace Corps,” “What We Saw in India,” “The Tragedy of Double Visio…

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Thursday, March 18, 2004

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7:24 PM This request arrived a few hours ago: I work with HeartBound Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. We are a Christian outreach ministry that seeks to minister to inmates through their prison chaplains. We have been asked to do a concert and provide 1,200 Easter gift bags to inmates at Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. T…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2004

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10:41 AM You can view the latest photos from the Costa Rica men’s ministry trip here and here. 6:21 AM I can hardly keep my eyes open. Last night after the “Ask Pastor Ray” Q&A with the 20/20 group, I was thinking on the way home how tired I was. When I got home Marlene said that Mark had called. Several days ago I aske…

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